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chapter1 civics term

vocab terms

civics study of rights and duties of citizens
citizenship rights and duties of the members of a state.
citizen member who owes loyality to the government and is entitled to the protection from it.
service economy majority of people earn living by providing service rather than manufactoring a product.
popular sovereighnty notion that power lies with the people.
value general principals or beliefs use to make judgments and decisions.
institution sets of ideas out that people have about relationships, obligations, roles, and society.
naturalization legal ways to become a citizen.
immigrant person who moves permantly to a new counrty.
deport send immigrant or alien back to his or her own country.
alien noncitizen.
government ruling authority for community/society.
public policy government action to achieve community goals.
budget plan for collecting/spending money.
democracy citizens hold the power to rule.
direct democracy citizens meet to debate government matters and vote first hand
representative democracy citizen chose small group to represent, make laws, and govern on their behalf.
republic system of limited government, people are the ultimate source of government power.
monarchy government with hereditary rulers.
majority rule citizen agree to abide by what most people want.
authoritarian power is held by individual/group not accountable to the people.
totalitarian governments control extends to most all aspects of people lives.
Created by: jordanlofton